Impressive features. Incredible value.
Impressive features. Incredible value.
Say goodbye to vulnerability
ThinkPad E490’s optional security features help your SMB take control. The fingerprint reader adds secure biometric authentication, while the discrete trusted platform module (TPM) encrypts data at the hardware level. We take care of security so you can take care of business.
Packed with power
The ThinkPad E490 features the latest Intel® Quad Core™ processors—which means that everything’s accelerated, from everyday computing and opening media-rich files to loading high-performance games.
Built for business—tested for life
The ThinkPad E490 is tested against industry-standard quality checks to ensure reliability. Our ThinkPad E Series PCs undergo a range of testing like hinge life-cycle durability, fan testing to keep thermals in check, vibration and non-repetitive shock tests for everyday handling and transporting, and even keyboard testing to verify sturdiness and longevity of keys and components. When you buy the E490, you get the perfect blend of value and durability.
Dazzle with style
When it comes to being on the go, not only is the ThinkPad E490 light enough to tuck under your arm while heading to your next client meeting, but it’s sure to look good too. Choose the durable plastic top cover for a more cost-effective model, or stick with the metal version for a thinner model. Either way, there are two colours to convey your personal style: sleek Silver or classic Black.
Go from 0 to 80 in 60 minutes
The ThinkPad E490 boosts your productivity with 13 hours of battery life.* What’s more, when you do need to plug in, Rapid Charge technology provides 80% capacity in just an hour. So a 60-minute lunch break or a layover can easily boost your battery for more than a day’s work.*Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors. Rapid Charge functionality requires the 65W adapter.Show MoreLess
Description Specifications Processor Up to 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U Operating System Up to Windows 10 Pro Display
- 14” FHD IPS antiglare (1920 x 1080)
- 14” HD antiglare (1366 x 768)
Memory Up to 32GB (2 DIMM) Battery Up to 13.6 hours on a 45Whr battery* with Rapid Charge technology*Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors. Storage
- Up to 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD
- Up to 500GB (7200 RPM)
- Up to 2.5 SATA HDD
- Optional: Dual Drive storage
- Integrated Intel® graphics
- Discrete AMD Radeon RX 550X, 2GB
- dTPM 2.0
- Optional: Match-on-Host fingerprint reader with Windows Hello
- Kensington lock slot
- Dolby® Audio™
- Skype-certified dual-array mic
Camera HD 720p Dimensions (W x D x H)
- Metal cover: 329mm x 242mm x 19.9mm / 12.9” x 9.5” x 0.78”
- Plastic cover: 329mm x 242mm x 21.9mm / 12.9” x 9.5” x 0.86”
Weight Starting at 1.75kg Colours
Connectivity Up to Intel 2x2 11ac & Bluetooth® 4.1 combo Ports / Slots
- USB-C (supports power delivery & can be used as DisplayPort)
- 2 x USB 3.1
- USB 2.0
- HDMI 1.4b
- MicroSD card reader
- Headphone / mic combo
- 65W supports Rapid Charge functionality
Specifications may vary depending upon region.
- Lenovo App Explorer
- Lenovo Vantage
- McAfee Live Safe (trial)
- Microsoft Office 2016 (trial, except in Japan)
- 1. USB-C
- 2. HDMI 1.4b
- 3. USB 3.1 (always on)
- 4. USB 3.1
- 5. Headphone / mic combo
- 6. MicroSD card reader
- 7. USB 2.0
- 8. RJ45
- 9. Kensington lock slot
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Bypass phone menus and scripted troubleshooting to access advanced-level technicians with the expertise needed to quickly diagnose and solve problems.1
Onsite Service maximizes PC uptime and productivity by providing convenient, fast repair service at your place. In addition, with Tech Install CRU service the installation of all internal Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) parts will be done on your behalf by a trained technician.1
This fixed-term, fixed-cost service and Sealed Battery warranty extensions helps you accurately budget for PC expenses, protect your investment, and lower the cost of ownership over time.1
Accidental Damage Protection (ADP)
Protect your investment from operational or structural damage caused by common accidents like drops, spills, or electrical surges. This protection plan helps with predictable budgeting, minimizes unexpected repair costs and provides significant savings relative to the cost of non-covered repairs.1,2
Keep Your Drive
Retain your drive if it should happen to fail, giving you the peace of mind of knowing that your valuable data is secure.
1 Up to 4 years total duration
2 May not be available in all regions